The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 553 601 605
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 344 339 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 301 296 264
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £23,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,322
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,075 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +2.22%
Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 105 £30,000 +8.10% 11
South East -6 69 £22,000 -4.34% 17
East of England +32 51 £23,500 -7.84% 6
South West -2 45 £20,000 -27.27% 4
East Midlands +22 35 £20,000 -11.11% 5
North West +19 18 £21,000 +5.00% 10
Yorkshire -3 9 £21,000 -22.22% 5
West Midlands -7 7 £22,000 +12.82% 5
North East -5 3 £20,750 -21.69% 1
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 479 (69.12%) Windows
2 362 (52.24%) Microsoft
3 313 (45.17%) Active Directory
4 189 (27.27%) MS Office
5 176 (25.40%) VMware
6 171 (24.68%) Windows 7
7 168 (24.24%) MS Exchange
8 165 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 162 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 147 (21.21%) TCP/IP
11 139 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 131 (18.90%) ITIL
13 125 (18.04%) Citrix
14 122 (17.60%) DNS
15 110 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 109 (15.73%) Windows 8
17 107 (15.44%) DHCP
18 104 (15.01%) Windows Server 2003
19 100 (14.43%) Windows XP
20 93 (13.42%) Blackberry
20 93 (13.42%) Firewall
21 92 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 90 (12.99%) SQL Server
23 88 (12.70%) SQL
24 79 (11.40%) VPN
25 78 (11.26%) Apple
26 74 (10.68%) LAN
26 74 (10.68%) WAN
27 72 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
28 68 (9.81%) Linux

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 168 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 72 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (8.08%) SharePoint
4 44 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (5.77%) Lync
7 20 (2.89%) Apache
8 19 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (2.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (2.45%) IIS
9 17 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.73%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.15%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.72%) nginx
13 4 (0.58%) Moodle
14 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.43%) CMS
14 3 (0.43%) Drupal
14 3 (0.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 189 (27.27%) MS Office
2 165 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.29%) InDesign
5 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.29%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.29%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.29%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.14%) Summit
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Line 500
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.14%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.23%) Office 365
2 3 (0.43%) SaaS
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 147 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 122 (17.60%) DNS
3 107 (15.44%) DHCP
4 93 (13.42%) Firewall
5 79 (11.40%) VPN
6 74 (10.68%) LAN
6 74 (10.68%) WAN
7 48 (6.93%) Wireless
7 48 (6.93%) Internet
8 34 (4.91%) VoIP
9 31 (4.47%) SAN
10 25 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (3.17%) ADSL
12 19 (2.74%) Intranet
13 18 (2.60%) IP Telephony
14 14 (2.02%) Broadband
15 13 (1.88%) VLAN
16 12 (1.73%) Ethernet
17 10 (1.44%) WLAN
18 8 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.02%) MySQL
5 6 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.14%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.14%) MS Access
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Crystal Dashboard Design
General
1 57 (8.23%) Finance
2 35 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.61%) Marketing
3 25 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 17 (2.45%) Retail
5 16 (2.31%) Banking
6 9 (1.30%) Back Office
7 8 (1.15%) Legal
8 7 (1.01%) Electronics
9 5 (0.72%) Advertising
10 4 (0.58%) Automotive
10 4 (0.58%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Local Government
12 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.30%) .NET
2 6 (0.87%) HTML
3 5 (0.72%) Web Services
4 3 (0.43%) Middleware
4 3 (0.43%) Java EE
5 2 (0.29%) LAMP
5 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.29%) XML
5 2 (0.29%) XSL
6 1 (0.14%) MAPI
6 1 (0.14%) Flash
6 1 (0.14%) COM+
6 1 (0.14%) CSS
6 1 (0.14%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.42%) Blackberry
2 34 (4.91%) iPhone
3 32 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.47%) iPad
5 21 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.02%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.01%) NHS
8 7 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.87%) VLE
9 6 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.72%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.72%) EPoS
10 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.58%) Statistics
12 3 (0.43%) Biometrics
12 3 (0.43%) Replication
12 3 (0.43%) Kindle
12 3 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 479 (69.12%) Windows
2 171 (24.68%) Windows 7
3 162 (23.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (20.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (15.73%) Windows 8
6 104 (15.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 100 (14.43%) Windows XP
8 68 (9.81%) Linux
9 57 (8.23%) Android
10 48 (6.93%) Apple iOS
11 47 (6.78%) Mac OS X
12 33 (4.76%) UNIX
13 25 (3.61%) Mac OS
14 22 (3.17%) Windows Vista
15 13 (1.88%) Solaris
16 5 (0.72%) CentOS
17 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.90%) ITIL
2 49 (7.07%) Service Delivery
3 16 (2.31%) Time Management
4 14 (2.02%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (1.73%) Software Deployment
5 12 (1.73%) Change Management
5 12 (1.73%) CRM
6 11 (1.59%) Service Management
7 9 (1.30%) ITSM
7 9 (1.30%) Patch Management
8 8 (1.15%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (1.15%) Asset Management
8 8 (1.15%) Information Security
8 8 (1.15%) Migration
8 8 (1.15%) ERP
9 7 (1.01%) Network Management
9 7 (1.01%) Signal Processing
9 7 (1.01%) Change Control
9 7 (1.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (12.70%) SQL
2 15 (2.16%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.30%) Java
5 8 (1.15%) C
6 7 (1.01%) PHP
7 5 (0.72%) VB
8 4 (0.58%) VBScript
8 4 (0.58%) C#
9 3 (0.43%) Perl
9 3 (0.43%) Ruby
10 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.29%) VBA
10 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.14%) ABAP
11 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.14%) C++
11 1 (0.14%) COBOL
11 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 92 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (7.94%) MCP
3 41 (5.92%) MCSA
4 35 (5.05%) Degree
4 35 (5.05%) MCSE
5 32 (4.62%) A+ Certification
6 24 (3.46%) CCNA
6 24 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.16%) MCTS
8 13 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.73%) HND
10 9 (1.30%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.15%) HNC
11 8 (1.15%) PhD
11 8 (1.15%) CCNP
12 7 (1.01%) MCITP
13 6 (0.87%) MCDST
14 5 (0.72%) CCA
14 5 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.81%) SLA
2 6 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) QA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 313 (45.17%) Active Directory
2 110 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.19%) vSphere
3 36 (5.19%) XenApp
4 23 (3.32%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.15%) XenServer
6 7 (1.01%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.58%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (4.33%) SCCM
2 14 (2.02%) Casper Suite
3 13 (1.88%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.72%) WSUS
5 4 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.58%) Foglight
6 2 (0.29%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.14%) DameWare
7 1 (0.14%) Opsview
Vendors
1 362 (52.24%) Microsoft
2 176 (25.40%) VMware
3 125 (18.04%) Citrix
4 78 (11.26%) Apple
5 68 (9.81%) Cisco
6 45 (6.49%) HP
7 34 (4.91%) Oracle
8 19 (2.74%) Symantec
9 17 (2.45%) EMC
10 13 (1.88%) Dell
10 13 (1.88%) Avaya
10 13 (1.88%) IronPort
11 12 (1.73%) Bloomberg
11 12 (1.73%) Adobe
12 11 (1.59%) Veeam
13 10 (1.44%) Sophos
14 9 (1.30%) Mitel
15 8 (1.15%) SimCorp
15 8 (1.15%) Polycom
15 8 (1.15%) Trend Micro
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32500 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Hot Rec
Salary: £21k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JB Leitch Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £16,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18,000- £24,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Pension and BUPA
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HFMA
Salary: From £20,265 to £22,016 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Enfield, Middlesex
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Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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